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Andy Roddick reflects on career spent in vacuum of Big Four

Andy Roddick reflects on career spent in vacuum of Big Four

International Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Andy Roddick said on Saturday he was honoured to have played in the era of the Big Four, but also acknowledged that they caused him no end of frustration during his career.

WATCH: Kim Clijsters makes a male fan wear white skirt during Wimbledon 2017 WATCH: Kim Clijsters makes a male fan wear white skirt during Wimbledon 2017

During the fun format of the tournament that allows fans to come and see veteran players enjoying the game of tennis, former Wimbledon champion Kim Clijsters was involved in a bit of audience interaction.

Wimbledon 2017, Women's singles final: Venus Williams vs Garbine Muguruza – Live Streaming, TV Listing, Date, Time Wimbledon 2017, Women's singles final: Venus Williams vs Garbine Muguruza – Live Streaming, TV Listing, Date, Time

Not many had expected Venus to reach so far in the tournament but Serena Williams' resurgent sibbling, slowly and silently marched on, breezed past two of the favourites to reach her first Wimbledon final since 2009.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer outclasses gritty Tomas Berdych to reach 11th final at All England Club Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer outclasses gritty Tomas Berdych to reach 11th final at All England Club

The 35-year-old Swiss was given his toughest test yet by the 11th seed, who beat him at the quarter-final stage in 2010, but he raised his game at the crucial moments to become the oldest men`s singles finalist here since Ken Rosewall in 1974.

Wimbledon 2017: Sachin Tendulkar cheers for Roger Federer at Centre Court - Watch video Wimbledon 2017: Sachin Tendulkar cheers for Roger Federer at Centre Court - Watch video

Roger Federer, who has now reached 29 grand slam finals, winning 18, will face Marin Cilic in the final on Sunday.

Roger Federer dispatches Tomas Berdych, marches into 11th Wimbledon final Roger Federer dispatches Tomas Berdych, marches into 11th Wimbledon final

Federer has now reached 29 grand slam finals, winning 18, and he has carved his way through the draw without dropping a set.

Marin Cilic reaches first Wimbledon final after ousting Sam Querrey Marin Cilic reaches first Wimbledon final after ousting Sam Querrey

Cilic will face the winner of Friday's other semi-final between seven-times Wimbledon champion Roger Federer and Czech Tomas Berdych.

Wimbledon 2017, Ladies' final preview: Garbine Muguruza poses formidable final hurdle for resurgent Venus Williams Wimbledon 2017, Ladies' final preview: Garbine Muguruza poses formidable final hurdle for resurgent Venus Williams

There have been times since her last Wimbledon triumph in 2008 against Serena when it seemed the older of the two Williams sisters would hang up her racket.

Wimbledon 2017: Rohan Bopanna crashes out in mixed doubles quarters Wimbledon 2017: Rohan Bopanna crashes out in mixed doubles quarters

With Rohan Bopanna`s exit, India`s campaign in Wimbledon 2017 has also folded.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer finds himself in land of giants Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer finds himself in land of giants

Federer stands 6ft 1in (1.85m) and weighs in at 187lbs (85kg); Berdych is 6ft 5ins (1.95m) and 200 lbs (91kg). Querrey and Cilic tower over him at 6ft 6ins (1.97m) and 210lbs (95kg) and 196lbs (89kg) respectively. 

Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych: Swiss maestro hot favourite in Wimbledon 2017 men's semi-finals Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych: Swiss maestro hot favourite in Wimbledon 2017 men's semi-finals

The evergreen 35-year-old is on a seven-match winning streak against Berdych, who has not beaten him since 2013, and the Swiss has yet to drop a set at this year`s championships.

Bernard Tomic, Nick Kyrgios' lack of discipline has tarnished image of Australian tennis: Ken Rosewall Bernard Tomic, Nick Kyrgios' lack of discipline has tarnished image of Australian tennis: Ken Rosewall

Last week, Tomic was fined $15,000 by the sport`s governing body, the International Tennis Federation (ITF), after saying he was "bored" and had faked injury during a listless first-round defeat at Wimbledon.

Wimbledon 2017: Berdych faces 'greatest of them all' Federer in last four as Cilic eyes first final at SW19 Wimbledon 2017: Berdych faces 'greatest of them all' Federer in last four as Cilic eyes first final at SW19

Berdych has never won a grand slam, although he was Wimbledon runner-up in 2010 when he lost to Rafael Nadal.

Wimbledon 2017 women's singles final: With big little sister absent, Venus Williams is doing it for herself Wimbledon 2017 women's singles final: With big little sister absent, Venus Williams is doing it for herself

The SW19 major has been kind to both sisters, who have turned its manicured lawns into something of a personal fiefdom since the turn of the century.

Wimbledon 2017, Day 10: Ageless Venus Williams sets up final date with unpredictable Garbine Muguruza Wimbledon 2017, Day 10: Ageless Venus Williams sets up final date with unpredictable Garbine Muguruza

Venus, 37, took one hour and 16 minutes to wrap up the match in front of a capacity Centre Court crowd. It was her 87th win at the All England Club, a record for any active female player.

Andy Murray quickly corrects journalist's 'casual sexism' following Wimbledon quarter-finals exit to Sam Querrey Andy Murray quickly corrects journalist's 'casual sexism' following Wimbledon quarter-finals exit to Sam Querrey

Murray slumped to a 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 6-1, 6-1 defeat to Querrey in the contest which lasted two hours and 41 minutes on the Centre Court.